Get on the water with taster sessions for little or no fee at sailing clubs and centres near you

RYA OnBroad May 2017

All you need to know to get your children sailing this year at a location near you

Happy Keelboat Sailing RYA Members

Learn how to sail and windsurf here

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Get on the water and learn how to sail at your pace, adapted to your abilities

Have you given sailing a go and want to do mot. Find out what options you have here

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Sailing holidays

Keen to get away from it all and try something new? Start your outdoor adventure holiday here

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Whether you want to share your childhood love of sailing or are returning to sailing after an accident we are here to help you

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We have a variety of water sports on offer...
Yacht sailing

Powered by the wind and your crew, yachts are larger boats where you can live on board.

Motor boat cruising

Motor cruising is a fun and sociable way to explore new places in comfort.

Dinghy sailing

Learn how to sail in a boat that suits you


Powerboating provides freedom, versatility and fun for the whole family.

Personal watercraft

Personal watercraft are exciting, relatively easy to use and quite intuitive to drive.

Canal boating

Peaceful surroundings, time to relax and the excitement of exploring new places, all set in beautiful surroundings.


Learn how to windsurf and see how much fun it can be

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The perfect book & eBook for those who wish to become active crew members

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The essential guide to ensuring that you have a great first-time experience exploring our inland waterways

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The perfect book to get you started in powerboating

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This ideal learning and reference tool is packed with all the essential knowledge that you need to get afloat, regardless of your age.

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Take a look at our handy start windsurfing top tips to get you going


Motivated and enthusiastic volunteers play a key role in developing and maintaining thriving and successful clubs.

Learn how the RYA supports sailing clubs and centres around the UK.

Let us answer any questions you have about getting started